Monthly Archive: March, 2020

The Price of Our Healing


Tuesday of the Fifth Week of Lent I did mistakenly refer to the first reading as from Exodus. It’s from Numbers. For the people of Israel wandering in the wilderness, believing that their… Continue reading

A Convincing Argument Vs. A Life of Conviction


Saturday of the Fourth Week of Lent “I can’t defend it. But I know it’s true. And I believe it with all my heart.” Convictions are not always easy to articulate or defend.… Continue reading

The Obstacle is Us


Friday of the Fourth Week of Lent What prevented Jesus’ opponents from embracing the reality of his person and his mission was their own pride, and their self-assurance that he couldn’t tell them… Continue reading

God’s Meltdown


Thursday of the Fourth Week of Lent God invites us to put our faith in Jesus. It may be easier for some people, but not for everyone. The skeptic and the agnostic will… Continue reading

God Had To Ask … and Still Does


Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord Gospel Reading: Homily: Those who hold any kind of earthly power or influence take pride in telling others what’s what and how things are going down.… Continue reading

Pothole at 12 O’Clock


Tuesday of the Fourth Week of Lent Do we truly desire the healing of our spiritual weakness and our bad habits? God does. And God wants to provide for our needs but requires… Continue reading

Vision Beyond Eyes


Fourth Sunday of Lent Gospel reading: Homily: As much as I enjoy the kind of interaction with others that I have always considered normative, with visual and auditory cues, facial expressions, banter, and… Continue reading

Your Inner Pharisee is Showing


Saturday of the Third Week of Lent No need to admit it out loud, but we all have some Pharisee-like tendencies. Just keep our eyes trained on Jesus, not on our neighbor, not… Continue reading

The Greatest Commandment & Social Distancing


Friday of the Third Week of Lent Putting that Greatest Commandment into practice now requires more creativity and intentionality. It wasn’t always easy before these restrictions to social interaction were imposed on us.… Continue reading

Joseph & the New Abnormal


Solemnity of St. Joseph, Husband of Mary We have entered unprecedented times. But we have been entrusted the care of one another. Like Joseph, whose world was violently overturned, we move forward trusting… Continue reading

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